Corpus Playroom
Tue 30 April - Sat 4 May

Vignettes from an Inkblot Archipelago

Charlie McGuire

Content warning [May contain spoilers]

Vignettes from an Inkblot Archipelago is a play of two halves: past and present, fever dream and reality, cause and effect.

Frayed at their seams, however, the acts have an intimate yet strained relationship with one another- a tension present amongst the characters themselves. An unflinchingly all-access tour of a tortured psyche, the play tackles masculinity, sexuality, hereditary trauma, adolescence, the vital importance of art and the crushing burden of nostalgia. Told through voices which ring out with continual authenticity, sometimes comfortingly, often chillingly, central to Vignettes is a poignant sense of realism; whilst often choosing to present itself in a surreal lens, the play has human tragedy at its core.


Tue 30 April at 7:00pm
Wed 1 May at 7:00pm
Thu 2 May at 7:00pm
Fri 3 May at 7:00pm
Sat 4 May at 7:00pm


TUE £6.50-£8.50, WED–THU £7.50–£9.50, FRI–SAT £9.50–£11.50

abuse (physical, mental, verbal, sexual);death and/or dying; jump scare; discrimination and/or bigotry (homophobia, sexism, transphobia); strong language

The Corpus Playroom is owned by Corpus Christi College, and managed by the University of Cambridge through the ADC Theatre. The College drama society, the Fletcher Players, are the resident company.

The L-shaped studio is Cambridge's primary fringe space, showcasing a variety of productions, with an emphasis on new writing. Seasons are programmed simultaneously with the ADC Theatre.


Please note: This venue is not wheelchair accessible. More information can be viewed here.

Complimentary tickets are available for full-time carers.

The Corpus Playroom is fitted with an infra-red audio system designed to help deaf and hard of hearing patrons. If you are using the system for the first time, please arrive early and seek advice from our Front of House team.

Assistance dogs are welcome in both of our venues. Please call the Box Office or email the above address when booking to ensure you are seated appropriately.

The Corpus Playroom has gender-neutral toilets.


Corpus Playroom
10 St Edward's Passage
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